US Garmin engineers gunned down for being foreigners
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“Get out of my country”


A Kansas man was charged today after the fatal shooting of a German Garmin engineer and wounding of two others at a bar

Videogame makers join in battle against repairs
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We will keep our monopolies thanks, competition is evil


Videogame makers are joining other technology companies in what must be the obscenest use of silicon valley’s lobby power.

Nokia expects 4G to pick up this year
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Monday, 27 February 2017 11:13

Nokia expects 4G to pick up this year


Rumours of its demise exagerated 

Former maker of rubber wear Nokia claims that demand for higher speed 4G network equipment starting to recover this year.

AMD snubs Windows 8
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Friday, 24 February 2017 12:20

AMD snubs Windows 8


New Radeon driver says goodbye to old Windows


AMD’s new Radeon graphics cards lacks support for the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1.

CloudFlare leaked personal details for months
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Problem fixed


CloudFlare, the popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers' sensitive information for months.

Windows 10 use continues to grow
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Friday, 24 February 2017 11:50

Windows 10 use continues to grow

But Windows 7 is still king

NetMarketShare’s monthly OS usage figures show that Windows 10 use is growing but it is still a long way behind the aging and insecure Windows 7.

Hard-drive LED light can grass you up
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Friday, 24 February 2017 11:22

Hard-drive LED light can grass you up


Yet another thing to put masking tape on


Tinfoil hat wearers who have been putting masking tape on a PC’s cameras might want to put it over their LED lights too.

Google de-lists right wing conspiracy site
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Friday, 24 February 2017 11:18

Google de-lists right wing conspiracy site


Fake news


A website which is famous for peddling conspiracy theories has been de-listed by Google as part of its move to clamp down on fake news.

Samsung beat Apple to the punch
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Friday, 24 February 2017 10:52

Samsung beat Apple to the punch


Removed the home button first


Leaked snaps of Samsung’s coming next generation smartphone show that once again the outfit has beaten its rival Apple to the innovation punch.

Oculus on the skids as injunction looms
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Friday, 24 February 2017 10:44

Oculus on the skids as injunction looms


Oculus going to be forced to make a settlement or suffer

Oculus could find itself in serious hot water as video game publisher ZeniMax Media which has won a $500 million verdict against it for unauthorised copying of computer code, has asked a federal judge to block Oculus from using the code in its products.